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Obsessed Music Festival- info from 12 Talk


Date: 7/31/2014 11:35:00 AM

On August 16th from 5-10 p.m. a Christian music festival will set up at the Lake Martin Amphitheater. This festival is called Obsessed Christian Music Festival and it was started in 2010 after a pastor preached a series of sermons titled OBSESSED

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Trashing of Lake Martin shoreline continues

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/30/2014 7:24:00 PM

Lake Martin offers wonderful opportunities for everyone who has a desire to get on a large clean, clear body of water and enjoy whatever form of recreation they have in mind. There are designated camping sites, great fishing locations, many sandy beaches

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Lake Martin named to website’s ‘Top 10 Party Lakes’ list

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/25/2014 5:36:00 PM

A New York-based website has rated Lake Martin as one of the nations “Top 10 Party Lakes,” but local folks said the lake is a great place, but they don’t see it as the wild place painted in the posting. New Media Group’s is an online

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Camp Mobile Rotary prepares to send 100 campers to Camp ASCCA Bloggers

Date: 7/25/2014 6:45:00 AM

This year, the local Goodwill Easter Seals will 100 of their clients from the South Alabama area to the camp at Lake Martin. The campers will depart July 27 with a grand send-off event. Locally, the camp is known as Camp Mobile Rotary, and they participate

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A double shot of Treasure Hunt Clues

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/25/2014 4:01:00 AM

When someone finds the medallion, they are to call Kowaliga Country and then take the medallion to TPI to pick up their check and have their picture made for the next day’s paper. Check for your next clue

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Surface Area: 41,000 Acres
• Shoreline: 880 Miles
• Length: 31 Miles
• Volume: 1,622,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 2,984 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 41 Feet
Lake Martin is located in the central part of the state of Alabama (U.S.) in the counties of Tallapoosa, Elmore, and Coosa. It is a 39,180 acre lake with 700 miles (1,200 km) of wooded shoreline. Lake Martin was formed after the completion of Martin Dam on the Tallapoosa River. Martin Dam generates hydroelectric power and is owned and operated by Alabama Power. After construction of the dam in 1926, Lake Martin was the largest man-made lake in the world.

Lake Martin is a popular recreation lake for swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, camping, and golfing. The lake is known for having clear water with some locations having visiblity of 15 vertical feet. Waterfront neighborhoods and luxury homes are located around the lake and have direct access to the shoreline. The shoreline is regulated by Alabama Power Company.

Boating access areas and marinas are numerous on Lake Martin.

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